Asos says Barnsley fire cost it up to £30m in lost sales

trial by fire?

Online fashion retailer Asos has said today that a fire that destroyed stock and disrupted operations at its Norbert Dentressangle-run warehouse in Barnsley cost it as much as £30m. In a trading statement released today, Asos CEO Nick Robertson said: “Due to the fire at our Barnsley distribution centre, we lost sales during the quarter of between £25m and £30m.” The fire on 20 June at the DC forced the online retailer to stop taking orders until 2am the next […]